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Wed Oct 24, 2012

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Assembly meeting wrap up: Sewer rates, Blue Lake go-ahead, sales tax holidays, dogs and diamonds, and software from 1980. Stedman has fundraising lead over Kookesh. Coast Guard calls off search for fisherman near Skagway. Diver gets medevac after running out of air near Kodiak.

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